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Bacalar Lagoon Sightseeing Boat Tour with Open Bar

Bacalar, Mexico
Bacalar Lagoon Sightseeing Boat Tour with Open Bar

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
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Cruise the Bacalar Lagoon to the Black Cenote and Cenote Esmerelda on a half-day snorkeling tour of the spectacular ‘Lake of Seven Colors.’ You’ll pass through the Pirates' Channel, pause to make mud masks from sulfurous mud, and slip into the water to snorkel at both cenotes. Before returning to shore, navigate to the Island of Birds, a haven for some of the migratory birds that flock to the Bacalar Lagoon.
  • Half-day Bacalar Lagoon boat tour
  • Visit two cenotes for snorkeling
  • See sedimentary stromatolite rock formations
  • Search for birds in their natural habitat
  • Snacks and beverages included
  • Enjoy unlimited drinks from the open bar
  • Family friendly
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Bottled water
Unlimited drinks (open bar)
Local guide
Manual Powered Boat
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to/from attractions

Departure Point

Boulevard costera norte 1255, Calle 5 y 42, 77930, Mario Villanueva Madrid, 77930 Bacalar, Q.R., Mexico

Departure Time

12:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • The minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years old.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If the tour is canceled due to bad weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • The minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation, if there are not enough passengers to meet the requirements. If this occurs, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Amir AdvenTours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Bacalar Lagoon Sightseeing Boat Tour with Open Bar?
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Bacalar Lagoon Sightseeing Boat Tour with Open Bar?
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Bacalar Lagoon Sightseeing Boat Tour with Open Bar?
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Bacalar Lagoon Sightseeing Boat Tour with Open Bar.
What is the maximum group size during Bacalar Lagoon Sightseeing Boat Tour with Open Bar?
This activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers.

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Highlight of our trip
, Jul 2021
Maui & Moa were amazing!! We had so much fun on this tour. It was the highlight of our trip. They took us down south were the water was crystal blue! The unlimited drinks were a big plus. Definable recommend this boat trip!
Great tour but the lake color was not what expected
, Jun 2021
The tour guide and host was excellent, but the lake colors were not as beautiful as seen on the picture. The Pirates canal was closed due to the alligator and water color apparently changed due to contaminated water flooding into the lake last year…. Still worth the trip, but a bit disappointed. I hope lake will recover original beauty again.
Awesome day on the lagoon
, Jun 2021
Thé tour was a unique way to discover the beauties of this lagoon! Maria and Pedro spoke great English, were professional and so much fun! We enjoyed the Drinks and music and relaxing times at the different spots.
Great way to see the lagoon!
, Jun 2021
So much fun! The guys here really know how to guide a tour. Gave us lots of information, lots of time in the water, and made it easy to interact with the other guests on the tour. Such a great experience. Also - the snacks are super fresh and delicious fruit and the open bar is generous :)
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Good vibrations
, May 2021
It would be hard to screw up a boat trip on the Bacalar Lagoon with an open bar but our pilot and host Maui, and his lovely and delightful bartender, Maria, went to extraordinary lengths to keep everybody entertained and relaxed. Maui seemed knowledgeable about the lagoon’s history and geology, but he really shined as a DJ and his great sense of humor put everybody at ease.
Pure beauty!
, Apr 2021
Excellent trip with the longest itinerary on the lake. Great time to relax and to dicover. Great guide!
An amazing tour!
, Mar 2021
Maui and Kathy were amazing guides. Maui has so much knowledge of the area and Kathy made some amazing drinks! I went with my husband and 2 children age 12 and 13 and fun was had by all! If you are in the Bacalar area I strongly urge you to spend a few hours on this tour, we had a chance to swim in the beautiful clear waters in a couple of spots, what an incredible experience!
Nice trip
, Dec 2020
Very nice trip with a perfect guide and a cute assistant Maria. But we missed the different colors of the water.
Great Tour - Worth the price
, Dec 2020
From the beginning our group was never short of drinks. Maui provided us with a lot of information about the environment and was together with his assistant (sorry missed the name) a great host. Both kept the group entertained. I Highly recommend this trip when in Bacalar.
Bacalar boat tour
, Dec 2020
A wonderful and fun afternoon! We booked this tour for the 3 of us and really enjoyed every moment, the lake is stunning and the guided tour was fun and educating. Great service, lovely drinks, music and an amazing fruit presentation 🙏

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